INSCRIBED

The Tarpon.

[N.p: Privately printed], 1936.

Price: $1,000.00


About the item

Fourth edition, no. 62 of 250 copies initialled by the author. 175, viii, [iv] pp. 1 vols. INSCRIBED. Green stiff paper printed wrappers, illustration tipped onto upper cover. 2 bookplates of Bruns and Robert Morehead Carrier. Bruns B5; Callahan iii; Heller 2:831.

Item #314059

Review of the tarpon in literature, pointers on angling for tarpon, and "A Partial Bibliography of the Tarpon", at pp. 147-150. Privately printed, first in 1921 and re-issued in five editions through 1951. All editions are uncommon.

Inscribed on the dedication page, “Mr. Robert M. Carrier/ with every good/ wish/ Louis L. Babcock/ Dec. 17/36”.